[Gpg4win-users-en] Switch from GPLv2 to GPLv3?

Thomas Arendsen Hein thomas at intevation.de
Fri Oct 16 10:11:58 CEST 2015

* Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> [20151016 10:01]:
> On Thu, 15 Oct 2015 21:22, peter at cornerstonenw.com said:
> > https://github.com/CSNW/gnupg/tree/gnupg-1.4.19) and that I ensure that the
> > source is available for 3 full years after our last distribution.
> The important part is that you need to ensure this.  By linking to an
> arbitrary server you can't fulfill this.  Note that you need to make
> sure that you provide the exact matching source and not just some
> repo. When it comes to the legal part of Free Software, there is no such
> thing as an official server.

I just wanted to add this, too:
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.en.html#section6 is quite
explicit here:

"Regardless of what server hosts the Corresponding Source, you
remain obligated to ensure that it is available for as long as
needed to satisfy these requirements."


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